Matthew 27:62-66 - The Tomb Is Sealed And Guarded

62 Now [on] the next day, which is after the day of preparation, the chief priests and the Pharisees assembled before Pilate, 63 saying, "Sir, we remember that [while] that deceiver was still alive he said, 'After three days I will rise.' 64 Therefore give orders that the tomb be made secure until the third day, lest his disciples come [and] steal him and tell the people, 'He has been raised from the dead,' and the last deception will be worse than the first."

65 Pilate said to them, "You have a guard of soldiers. Go, make [it] as secure as you know how." 66 So they went with the guard of soldiers [and] made the tomb secure [by] sealing the stone.